HTC Windows Phone 8S 

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launchDec, 2012

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Design

  • Good build quality with HTC's unibody chassis with tapered back and soft-touch cover
  • Comfortable to hold and easy to operate with one hand
  • Catchy two-tone body design

Display

  • Decent display with good color presentation, outdoor visibility, and viewing angles
  • Display tends to smudge a lot, and will require to be wiped often

Software

  • Slick Windows Phone interface
  • The quality and quantity of Windows Phone 3rd party apps is still nowhere close to that of Android or iPhone

Performance

  • Smooth performance

Camera

  • Average camera
  • No secondary video-calling camera

Audio

  • Good audio quality

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  • Great social networking integration

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HTC Windows Phone 8S Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8, Upgradeable to GDR2No more updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz, Dual Core
RAM512 MB
Memory
Internal Memory4 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1700 mAh
Dimensions
Weight113 gm
Thickness10.28 mm
Camera
Primary Camera5.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • f2.8 Aperture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
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App StoreWindows Marketplace
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  • Beats Audio
  • SkyDrive (7GB storage)

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